A New Standard

A New Standard

by Steve TyrellSteve Tyrell


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Although he's achieved most of his success as a producer and songwriter, Steve Tyrell's debut album A New Standard chooses not to showcase his skills at the latter, instead offering Tyrell's vocal versions of twelve standards (including three that appeared in the film Father of the Bride Part II). They're not really exceptional, but they are well done; the main problem is that these songs have been done before so many times, and while pleasant, Tyrell's versions don't really offer anything new. Still, it is nice to hear musicians like Toots Thielemans, Joe Sample, and Harry "Sweets" Edison.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/21/1999
Label: Atlantic
UPC: 0075678320927
catalogNumber: 83209
Rank: 50146


  1. Give Me the Simple Life
  2. On the Sunny Side of the Street
  3. I Can't Get Started
  4. Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  5. The Very Thought of You
  6. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm
  7. A Kiss to Build a Dream On
  8. I'm Through With Love
  9. I Can't Give You Anything But Love
  10. Cheek to Cheek
  11. I've Got the World on a String
  12. It's the Mood That I'm In
  13. I'm in the Mood for Love
  14. The Way You Look Tonight
  15. I'll Be Seeing You
  16. For All We Know
  17. Smile

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Steve Tyrell   Primary Artist
Harry Edison   Trumpet
Plas Johnson   Tenor Saxophone
Joe Sample   Piano
Ralph Grierson   Piano
Clark Terry   Trumpet
Chuck Domanico   Bass
John Guerin   Drums
Jerry Hey   Brass
Dan Higgins   Brass
Charles Loper   Brass
Bob Magnusson   Bass
Bob Mann   Guitar
Alan Pasqua   Piano
Alan Silvestri   Conductor
Ed Smith   Drums
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach   Brass
Robbyn Kirmsse   Vocals
Larry Williams   Brass

Technical Credits

Joe Sample   Arranger
Charlie Chaplin   Composer
J. Fred Coots   Composer
Bob Mann   Arranger,Producer
Alan Pasqua   Arranger
Mike Ross   Engineer
Steve Tyrell   Producer,Engineer
Sam M. Lewis   Composer
John Turner   Composer
William Ross   Orchestration
Gabrielle Raumberger   Art Direction
Stephanie Tyrell   Producer
Jeffery Woodruff   Engineer
Geoffrey Parsons   Composer

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